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Huge crowd gathers at Colombo oceanfront for canonisation
Navhind Times

Huge crowd gathers at Colombo oceanfront for canonisation

REUTERS COLOMBO: Hundreds of thousands of people packed a Colombo oceanfront on Wednesday to see Pope Francis give Sri Lanka its first saint, a climax to a 300-year campaign to recognise the holiness of Indian-born missionary Joseph Vaz. The ... Navhind Times, 1 week ago

Moving Out

a festival of performing and visual arts in Colombo and Hikkaduwa from 5 January 8 February. UZ Arts in association with Colomboscope present Moving Out comprising performances and installations created in residency at the Sura Medura ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 week ago
Japan Times

Pope urges reconciliation and justice in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Pope Francis brought calls for reconciliation and justice to Sri Lanka yesterday as he began a weeklong Asian tour, saying the island nation can't fully heal from a quarter-century of brutal civil war without pursuing the truth about abuses ...
 Gulf Daily News1 week ago Pope backs search for wartime truth in Sri Lanka  Japan Times1 week ago Pope calls for justice in Sri Lanka  Irish Independent1 week ago
International Business Times India

Celebrating Thai Pongal

Hindu devotees worship at a Temple in Colombo on Thai Pongal last week. Thai Pongal is a thanks giving ceremony in which the farmers celebrate the event to thank the spirits of nature, the Sun and the farm animals for their assistance in providing a ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 week ago A celebration marked by equity and gratitude - Prime Minister  Lankapuvath1 week ago Pongal: How the Harvest Festival is Celebrated in Tamil Nadu  International Business Times India1 week ago

'Exhausted' pope cancels meeting with Sri Lanka bishops

Colombo---Pope Francis on Tuesday cancelled a planned meeting with Sri Lankan bishops, with one security official saying he was "exhausted" after a long journey from the airport exposed to the hot sun. The 78-year-old, who arrived in Colombo ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 week ago Pope cancels meeting with bishops in Sri Lanka due to 'exhaustion' after long journey from the airport exposed him to strong sun  Capital Bay1 week ago `Exhausted` pope cancels meeting with Sri Lanka bishops  ZeeNews.com1 week ago 'Exhausted' pope cancels meeting  WorldNetDaily1 week ago
Financial Express

In Sri Lanka, Pope Francis calls for truth over violent past

A Cardinal takes a picture as Pope Francis arrives at the Colombo airport January 13, 2015. (Reuters) Pope Francis called on Sri Lanka to uncover the truth of what happened during its bloody civil war as part of a healing process between ...
 Financial Express1 week ago Pope says Sri Lanka should seek truth over civil war  Central Chronicle1 week ago Pope urges Sri Lanka to seek truth over civil war  Times of Oman1 week ago Pope calls for pursuit of truth over Sri Lanka's violent past  Himalayan Times1 week ago
Sky News Australia

Pope leads million people Mass on Sri Lanka seafront

By AFP More by A million worshippers packed the Colombo seafront to greet Pope Francis as he canonised Sri Lanka's first saint on Wednesday in the biggest public celebration the city has ever witnessed. Many had waited through the night to see ...
 Daily Nation1 week ago Pontiff leads joyous Mass in Sri Lanka  Manila Times1 week ago Pope urges 'reparation' for Sri Lanka wartime 'evil'  Yahoo! News1 week ago Pope leads million-strong Sri Lanka mass week ago

The universal church can now share 'our' Joseph Vaz

COLOMBO: Pope Francis fulfilled a long-cherished dream of the clergy and faithful in Sri Lanka and Goa—as also other parts of the Indian subcontinent—as he declared Blessed Joseph Vaz a saint before a sea of devotees at the expansive Galle Face ...
 Times of India1 week ago

His Holiness Pope Francis's historic visit to Sri Lanka,13th Jan.2015

I travelled from Piliyandala to Colombo, Sri Lanka which is about 24 kilometers from where I stay to get a glimpse of His Holiness Pope Francis who arrived in the island on a 6 day visit. I stood for 5 hours in the scorching heat of Colombo, ...
 CNN1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Pope to Lanka: uncover truth

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena (left) greets Pope Francis in Colombo on Tuesday. (AFP) Colombo, Jan. 13 (Reuters): Pope Francis called on Sri Lanka to uncover the truth of what happened during its bloody civil war as part of a ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago Huge Crowds Greet Pope on Sri Lankan Seafront  Naharnet1 week ago Huge crowds greet Pope on Sri Lank  National News Agency Lebanon1 week ago Sri Lanka gets its first saint: Pope holds outdoor mass ...  Firstpost.com1 week ago
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